Employment and TrainingServices
The Wabun Training and Employment Services is a department within the Wabun Development Corporation which started operations on April 1st, 2005.
Previously, employment and training services were provided by Mamo-Wichi-Hetiwin Employment and Training, referred to as one of fifteen Aboriginal Area Management Boards under the previous Pathways process. Wabun Training & Employment operates under the Aboriginal Skills and Employment and Training Agreement. Wabun is a federally incorporated non-profit organization and its primary mandate is to provide advisory services to the council’s six First Nations. The Training and Employment Services (TES) department of the council is responsible for the delivery of funds and programs to its six member First Nations.
First Nations Serviced:
Chapleau Ojibway, Brunswick House, Flying Post, Matachewan, Mattagami and Wahgoshig
WTES is a federally funded program which was designed to expand the employment opportunities of Aboriginal people across Canada.